29
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Department of Geography is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geography
Master of Science (MS) Land use planning
Master of Science (MS) Geography

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
18
Accepted
14
Enrolled
62%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.45%
Black or African American 3.45%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 13.79%

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (0)
Male (10)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Natural resources, education, climatology, biogeography, ethnic/cultural geography
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Kate Berry
Chair
Email: kberry@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-6344